IMR is dedicated to the sustainable management and development of the marine and coastal resources of the Pacific. IMR delivers research and consultancy studies, technical analysis, development and capacity building work, professional training and education in the marine and coastal sector.
IMR seeks to strengthen the partnership with the Council of the Regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP), and other development agencies in order to safeguard and enhance the coastal and marine sector. In addition, IMR also works in partnership with governments, industry, other research and education organisations and NGO’s involved in the sustainable management and development of the marine sector. Within USP, IMR continues to collaborate with marine focused staff, students and programs to substantially contribute to the sustainable management and development of coastal and marine resources across the Pacific.